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Jewish Liturgical Reasoning

Steven Kepnes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313819
eISBN:
9780199785650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313819.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jewish Liturgical Reasoning is an attempt to articulate the internal patterns of philosophical, ethical, and theological reasoning that are at work in Jewish synagogue liturgies. Jewish ... More


Knowing Body, Moving Mind: Ritualizing and Learning at Two Buddhist Centers

Patricia Q. Campbell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793822
eISBN:
9780199914531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793822.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book investigates ritualizing and learning at introductory meditation classes at two Buddhist centers in Toronto, Canada. The centers, Friends of the Heart and Chandrakirti, are led and attended ... More


Theoretical contributions to understanding music performance anxiety

Dianna T. Kenny

in The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.003.0038
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter explores the range of theoretical approaches that have been established in other areas of psychological functioning and which may have something to offer to advance our understanding of ... More


Strategic Change: Intelligent Adaptation

James A. Phills

in Integrating Mission and Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195171280
eISBN:
9780199850327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171280.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter describes the challenge of strategic change, whether internally or externally driven. In particular, a meta-framework that identifies three specific types of knowledge necessary for ... More


The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Dianna Kenny

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Why are some performers exhilarated and energized about performing in public, while others feel a crushing sense of fear and dread, and experience public performance as an overwhelming challenge that ... More


Introduction: Approaching Lutherland

Barry Stephenson

in Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The town of Wittenberg, Germany, was Martin Luther’s home for thirty-six years, and the seat of the German Reformation. Today, the town is A UNESCO World Heritage Site, a venue for Protestant ... More


Meditation Classes, Rites, and Ritual

Patricia Q. Campbell

in Knowing Body, Moving Mind: Ritualizing and Learning at Two Buddhist Centers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793822
eISBN:
9780199914531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793822.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter describes the main introductory meditation classes offered at Friends of the Heart and Chandrakirti Centre in detail. It breaks the classes down into their various elements—rites of ... More


Beyond Knowledge

Patricia Q. Campbell

in Knowing Body, Moving Mind: Ritualizing and Learning at Two Buddhist Centers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793822
eISBN:
9780199914531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793822.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Beginning with interview excerpts demonstrating the different ways in which respondents described their learning experiences, this chapter sets out a framework for understanding various types of ... More


Film stars in the perspective of performance studies: play, liminality and alteration in Chinese Cinema

Yingjin Zhang

in Revisiting Star Studies: Cultures, Themes and Methods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474404310
eISBN:
9781474434850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404310.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Star studies sees film stars as “structured polysemy” and anticipates a salient system of meaning for us to decode and appreciate. Performance theory treats meaning as “conjunctural” rather than ... More


Introduction – Beginning Donne

Margret Fetzer

in John Donne's Performances: Sermons, Poems, Letters and Devotions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083440
eISBN:
9781781700051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083440.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter introduces John Donne, a writer whose work has been analysed for traces of his precise religious allegiances, noting that the current study has chosen some of Donne's poems and aims to ... More


Posing Modernism: Delsartism in Modern Dance and Silent Film

Carrie J. Preston

in Modernism's Mythic Pose: Gender, Genre, Solo Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766260
eISBN:
9780190252847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766260.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on Delsartean theories of the body. Delsartism established a widespread kinesthetic, a technique and ideal of bodily movement emphasizing the tension between stasis and motion, ... More


Hip Hop Citizens: Politics, Culture, and Performance

Felicia McCarren

in French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Imported from the US via dancers, videos, and French television, French urban dance developed in youth centers and dance studios with state art funding, a strategic politique culturelle begun under ... More


Setting Limits

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0042
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter is a conclusion to the entire study, contending on a variety of topics. All works of art are subject to social mediation, which renders works of art intelligible, and this is what gives ... More


Poetry, Ritual, and Associational Thought In Early India: The Theories

Laurie L. Patton

in Bringing the Gods to Mind: Mantra and Ritual in Early Indian Sacrifice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240872
eISBN:
9780520930889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240872.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter uses recent works on the theory of metonymy to show how metonymy might be viewed as a specific kind of intellectual practice that provides cognitive linkages between ritual image and the ... More


Theorizing housework as an example of power dynamics

Shannon N. Davis and Theodore N. Greenstein

in Why Who Cleans Counts: What Housework Tells Us about American Family Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336747
eISBN:
9781447336792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336747.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In Chapter 2 of the book we provide a review of the theoretical and empirical scholarship that has studied housework and document how power dynamics have been integral to both strands of scholarship. ... More


Joe Sacco’s Comics of Performance

Rebecca Scherr

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Rebecca Scherr draws on theories of performance and performativity to produce an account of both Sacco’s performances on the page as an artist--the drawing of a line and how that line functions as a ... More


Persecution, Plague, and Fire: Fugitive Histories of the Stage in Early Modern England

Ellen MacKay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226500195
eISBN:
9780226500218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The theater of early modern England was a disastrous affair. The scant record of its performance demonstrates as much, for what we tend to remember today of the Shakespearean stage and its history ... More


A Theatre of Contradictions

Manujendra Kundu

in So Near, Yet So Far: Badal Sircar's Third Theatre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464777
eISBN:
9780199086566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464777.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama

In his enterprise for establishing the Third Theatre as a form with transformative potential, Badal Sircar wrote a few books and lectures published as doctrinal booklets. Those texts have been ... More


The Philosophical Afterlives of Shakespearean Melancholy

J. F. Bernard

in Shakespearean Melancholy: Philosophy, Form and the Transformation of Comedy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474417334
eISBN:
9781474453752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417334.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The concluding chapter charts out potential critical links between Shakespearean comic melancholy and modern conceptualizations of melancholia in the works of Freud, Butler and Ngai. It argues that ... More


Bodies That Speak

Linn Marie Tonstad

in Beyond the Doctrine of Man: Decolonial Visions of the Human

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286898
eISBN:
9780823288731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286898.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay argues that the “queer prophet,” a figure that emerges from combining certain biblical features of prophecy with queer (especially queer of color) performance theory, can spark resistance ... More


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